Visitandine

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  • Source:
    Britannica Online
  • Document Type:
    Reference Entry
  • Language:
    English
  • Additional Information
    • Publication Information:
      Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc.
    • Abstract:
      a Roman Catholic order of nuns founded by St. Francis de Sales and St. Jane Frances de Chantal at Annecy, Fr., in 1610. The order was originally destined for charitable work, visiting and caring for the sick and poor in their homes, as well as for prayer. But, after five years of this work, the founders were obliged to accept a rule of strict enclosure, or cloistered life, which at the time was considered an indispensable adjunct of the religious life for women. Although Francis de Sales did not intend for the Visitation nuns to embrace the teaching apostolate, they [...]
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    • Online Access: http://academic.eb.com/levels/collegiate/article/75529
    • Rights:
      Copyright © 1994-2020 Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc.
    • Accession Number:
      ebo.e9075529
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      Visitandine. Britannica Online, [s. l.], [s. d.]. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebo&AN=ebo.e9075529. Acesso em: 26 set. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Visitandine. Britannica Online. Accessed September 26, 2020. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebo&AN=ebo.e9075529
    • APA:
      Visitandine. (n.d.). Britannica Online.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      “Visitandine.” 2020. Britannica Online. Accessed September 26. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebo&AN=ebo.e9075529.
    • Harvard:
      ‘Visitandine’ (no date) Britannica Online. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebo&AN=ebo.e9075529 (Accessed: 26 September 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      ‘Visitandine’ n.d., Britannica Online, viewed 26 September 2020, .
    • MLA:
      “Visitandine.” Britannica Online. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebo&AN=ebo.e9075529. Accessed 26 Sept. 2020.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      “Visitandine.” Britannica Online. Accessed September 26, 2020. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebo&AN=ebo.e9075529.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Visitandine. Britannica Online [Internet]. [cited 2020 Sep 26]; Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebo&AN=ebo.e9075529